*A look at the latest developments in Haiti on Tuesday, 28 days after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the capital, Port-au-Prince:
Haiti’s government raises estimate on deaths caused by Jan. 12 quake to 230,000 – the same death toll as the 2004 Asian tsunami – and says the number of dead is expected to rise as more bodies are counted. The previous death toll was 212,000.
DAY OF MOURNING
Haitian government declares Friday, Feb. 12, a public holiday to give the nation a chance to mourn and “pay homage to the innumerable victims of the earthquake, many buried in anonymity.”
JOLIE MEETS ORPHANS
Angelina Jolie begins two days of meetings with earthquake victims in her role as a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.
Doctors work on a man who two Haitians say had been trapped by debris since the Jan. 12 earthquake. The account couldn’t be confirmed and doctors say the patient may have been provided food and water during his reported ordeal.
SOUTH AMERICAN SUPPORT
South American presidents meeting in Quito, Ecuador, pledge to help Haiti by sending construction equipment to build new houses and schools, agricultural and educational experts, and cargo ships loaded with food.